Before Elisabeth’s husband had three heart attacks, things were going pretty well for their family. She worked as a pediatric nurse in Lewiston and her husband had a good job as a CNA. The two incomes were helping them take care of their eight kids. They were paying their bills, planning for retirement and even setting Read More
2015 Idaho Foodbank Picnic in the Park Schedule Lunch service is from June 8th to August 14th, 2015 (except July 3rd in observance of 4th of July – holiday) All sites operate Monday-Friday USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer Please note: This map page will ask for your location to help you locate the Read More
On Friday, May 1st, the White House honored “Champions of Change” that demonstrate how national service creates pathways to economic and employment opportunities. The Idaho Foodbank’s CEO Karen Vauk was among the honorees.
Read the White House Office of Communications Release
Stamp Out Hunger is the largest one-day food drive in America, and it’s made possible by thousands of letter carriers who volunteer their time to participate—as well as countless thousands of volunteers who help sort, collect and distribute much needed food to local food banks and pantries across the country. The Idaho Foodbank is a major participant, Read More
Ken says he remembers the moment well. He was flabbergasted. He was upset. Even working full time at a local call center, the bills were piling up. A stroke of good luck had led to Ken’s wife getting an interview with a local daycare center. But that feeling of luck was short-lived. Ken and his Read More
Jessica and her sons traveled all the way from Illinois to take part in a mission trip in Boise. For the last two years, the Seals family has used its spring break to go to another part of the country and spend time volunteering for nonprofits. This year, they chose The Idaho Foodbank. Read More